Griffin Hospital Mission and Values


  • To provide personalized, humanistic, consumer-driven healthcare in a healing environment.
  • To empower individuals to be actively involved in decisions affecting their care and well-being through access to information and education.
  • To provide leadership to improve the health of the community served.


Quality and Service

  • Providing access to information for patients, families and the community on the nature, diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions including the full range of traditional and non-traditional therapies.
  • Facilitating patients to be informed participants in decisions affecting their care and well- being.
  • Exceeding the service expectations of patients, families, physicians and other health care providers.
  • Measuring, monitoring and reporting performance against service and quality standards bench-marked to the best community hospitals.

Respect and Dignity

  • Embracing patients and families as partners in the care process.
  • Treating all people with compassion.
  • Attending to the mind and the spirit as well as the body.
  • Preserving privacy and confidentiality.
  • Valuing positive relationships among members of the Griffin Hospital family and fostering an environment of mutual respect and support.


  • Building and sustaining collaborative working relationships within Griffin Hospital and between Griffin Hospital, other providers and community agencies.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

  • Encouraging and recognizing performance leading to the development of "value added" programs and services and improvements in efficiency and effectiveness.


  • Achieving high productivity by efficient use of resources including people's time.
  • Remaining true to the mission by allocating resources to purposes directly supportive of the mission.
  • Being accountable for use of resources at all levels of the organization.